Friday, 4 November 2016

Inclusion Project Officer at CBM International

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM employs specialists in a multitude of disciplines, both in the field as co-workers and within the departments of the International Office, and the emphasis is on training national staff. CBM employs trained specialists in the fields of disability and development, project management and other medical and professional fields to support the goal of improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities.

Job Title: Emergency Response Inclusion Project Officer – ER PO Nigeria

Description 

  • To support Partner Organisations to implement and monitor a coherent, inclusive and qualitative emergency response including programmatic, logistic and financial monitoring of the entire response
  • To collect information about situation of persons with disabilities and support the two partners to develop operational mechanisms to mainstream disability in the existing humanitarian aid in IDP camps of Borno and Yobe states
  • To provide technical support to the Partner Organisation on disability inclusion, humanitarian standards and other accountability principles
  • To support the development of recovery projects based on appropriate context analysis, partners strengths and gaps existing to address the needs of affected displaced as well as host communities in Borno and Yobe states
  • To advocate and promote disability inclusive humanitarian response at state as well as national level with government of Nigeria and other humanitarian actors

Responsibilities 

  • To support Partner Organisations to implement and monitor a coherent, inclusive and qualitative Chad basin crisis emergency response in North eastern Nigeria i.e. Borno and Yobe state
  • Provide technical support to partner organisation to ensure compliance to humanitarian standards, disability inclusion and implementation of agreed plans
  • Develop and ensure proper project monitoring system following ERU format and requirements
  • To support partner to ensure that narrative and financial reports and communication materials are submitted in timely manner and are of high quality
  • In close cooperation with Finance manager of the country office of CBM, support partners and ensure the logistic, admin and financial monitoring of the project ( call up of funds, acknowledgement of receipt of funds, procurement of materials, utilization of expenses and compliance with accountability principles.)
  • To participate in coordination meetings (cluster meeting) and support mainstream humanitarian actors to include disability in mainstream services being provided to affected population
  • To continuously assess situation and support partner organisations to re-adjust activities as per need after discussion with line management
  • To facilitate documentation of learning and evaluation of the response
  • To monitoring the security situation on the ground and support the partners to develop a framework for safety and security management
  • To support the partners to further develop a recovery phase operational strategy in order to address the mid term needs of affected population based on accurate and in depth analysis of the context including unmet needs and partners capacity to address them effectively

Qualification/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, humanitarian or development studies or any other relevant area
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of project cycle management
  • Knowledge of humanitarian system and work
  • Good networking and communication skills
  • Knowledge on disabilities or other at risk groups and experience on mainstreaming issues (Gender, age, disability)
  • English fluency, both written and verbal, is a requirement
  • Good analytic skills
  • Good project proposal development skills for institutional donors
  • Good partnership management skills
Experience 

  • Experience in emergency response management or coordination with at least five years experience in project management
  • Experience in project budgeting and planning (minimum five years)
  • Experience working with bigger organisations
  • Experience in advocacy
  • Previous experience of working in conflict affected/crisis situations
  • Good team player
  • Strategic and analytic thinking
  • Able to work independently
  • Result oriented
  • Flexible

Location: Abuja

Closing Date
14th November, 2016

How to Apply 
Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit, in English via email, a meaningful letter of motivation, a CV, copies of diplomas, three professional referees and salary expectations quoted in Nigeria Naira to Human Resource Unit jobs.nigeria@cbm.org

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